Christie says Trump hired 'riffraff' in new book

Chris Christie, the former Republican New Jersey governor who served on President TrumpDonald John TrumpLiz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist' Top Democrat insists country hasn't moved on from Mueller MORE's transition team, says in his new book that the Trump administration hired "riffraff" instead of experienced strategists. 

"Donald so urgently needed the right people around him and a solid structure in place," Christie wrote in "Let Me Finish," according to an excerpt obtained by Axios.
 
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"Far too often, he’s found himself saddled with the riffraff." 
 
 
 
Christie was fired after Election Day as chief of Trump's transition team. 

Christie in previously published excerpts of his memoir slammed associates of Trump as "amateurs," "weaklings" and "unconvicted felons."

He also reportedly claims that White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Trump: 'We already started' talks to get A$AP Rocky home from Sweden Kim Kardashian West thanks Trump, Kushner for helping efforts to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish jail MORE enacted a "hit job" against him as revenge for prosecuting Kushner's father years ago.